• Project Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Automation
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Automation and Controls is currently seeking a Project Engineer to join our team to promote continued growth in automotive projects. The Automation/Controls Engineer provides technical and project engineering support and is responsible to ensure the successful delivery of automation and control system projects throughout their life cycle. This role will lead or support the delivery of automation/controls design and software projects.


    We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements.



    • Serves as the focal point for and manages the day-to-day engineering activities on assigned project
    • Interface with Project Management and Client and liaise with other project discipline
    • Resource Management and Planning
    • Prepare Automation/Control Equipment Specifications, Data Sheets, Purchase Requisitions and Bid evaluations as required
    • Support design/drawing office personnel with engineering input
    • Prepare Control Panel designs, calculations and bills of material (BOM’s)
    • Continuous improvement of job-related, engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance
    • Oversees, monitors, and manages the day-to-day engineering activities on assigned project for compliance with budget and schedule
    • Monitors performance and productivity of project assigned engineering resources and provides feedback to supervisor
    • Keeps project manager well-informed about engineer progress and problems 
    • Establish Non-Standard Designs
    • Generate System Map Layout and Sequence of Operations
    • Review Cycle Time Studies and dimension Switch Layouts
    • Generate and Approve Design Package
    • Design, Enter and Approve Logic
    • Design Smart Displays that include; Screens, PLC Logic and entering Descriptions
    • Specify, Write and Approve Mod Box Material EBMs
    • Assist in debug, as-builts and field installation

    Skills / Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Controls Engineering from an accredited university 
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a practicing Automation/ Controls engineer
    • Proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations
    • Develop Network Architecture diagrams, Control Panel Designs and Control I/O Schematics
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with clients and staff in a team environment
    • Must be able to work independently or with minimal supervision and still meet commitment deadlines
    • Good organizational skills, writing skills, presentation and communication skills
    • Ability to travel as needed
    • U.S. Only: Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required

    Physical Requirements:

    • Able to climb a 2 story ladder
    • Can walk a mile in 20 minutes
    • Be able to cover, on foot, a reasonable distance on a job site
    • Able to lift up to 30 lbs without difficulty
    • All of the above items to be accomplished while carrying a laptop computer

    CEC Controls is a Wood Automation and Controls company

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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